That freebie Sopwith Triplane...built it?

Discussion in 'Internet Finds' started by Wily, Nov 20, 2006.

  1. Wily

    Wily Member

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    That freebie Sopwith Triplane...built it? (with link)

    I just found a "freebie" Sopwith Triplane on my HD - I think it came from a Russian site(?).

    EDIT: It's from the Russian "BTCAD" site -

    Link: http://model.icegroup.ru/main_en.phtml?page=model_en

    Look for the file "Sopwitch".

    Anyway, I don't believe there's any dispute that the free kit is legit.

    Nevertheless, the coloring is rather innacurate, so I changed it to be more authentic. Then, I enlarged it and am looking forward to building it...but, has anyone here actually made it themselves?

    If so, is it a good kit?

    Thank you in advance for your trouble.
  2. thewoodengraver

    thewoodengraver Active Member

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    nope...haven't built that one but am looking forward to seeing yours!
  3. Wily

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    Hmmm. Well, clearly I have to post my build pics.

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  5. Bengt F

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    Russian Sopwith Triplane Model

    Hi Wily,

    Yes, the Sopwith Triplane is a free Russian model.
    I have also downloaded it and I have enlarged and printed it. It looks quite good for a free model and I plan to build it in the near future.

    Best,
    Bengt :grin:
  6. therapy

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    This is a nice model and I like it a lot.
    That's why I'm going to repaint it first, with more detail, and add some "missing parts, too.

    I'm looking forward to report here. Maybe during holidays.
  7. Stev0

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    Meh! it looks good. What's the problem???
  8. cgutzmer

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    I would like to see one of these repaints showing the differences :)
    Chris
  9. therapy

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    Well, a little weathering wouldn´t do any harm, and those "ribs effect"

    I´d also like do make the control surfaces movable, and the cockpit more detailed...
  10. Bengt F

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    Well, therapy,

    Sounds more like 'add-ons', new parts or cutting work than a digital re-paint job to me . . .

    Bengt :roll: